The #APSA2010 Annual Meeting took place in Washington, D.C. Below are some highlights of the Exhibit Hall.
by Martin Gilens In “Relative Policy Support and Coincidental Representation,” Peter Enns (2015) focuses on a crucially important question: Given the large disparities in political influence of more and less well-off Americans, “why don’t those in […]
Lloyd Rudolph, professor emeritus of political science, died Jan. 16, in Oakland, Calif. of prostate cancer. He was 88. He had a long and distinguished career at UChicago, almost entirely in collaboration with his wife, […]
Last week, many APSA members wrote to us and brought attention to current developments in Turkey, where scholars – including scholars of politics – signing a petition calling on the Turkish government to end military […]
Can the people deliberate to set the agenda for direct democracy in large scale states? How might such an institution work? The 2011 California Deliberative Poll piloted a solution to this problem helping to produce […]
by Kay Lehman Schlozman, Philip Edward Jones, Hye Young You, Traci Burch, Sidney Verba and Henry E. Brady This article documents the prevalence in organized interest politics in the United States of organizations—for example, corporations, think tanks, universities, or hospitals—that have […]
The #APSA2004 Annual Meeting took place at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Ill. Below are some highlights of the George Soros dinner.
Historical institutionalism challenged older forms of comparative historical analysis by moving away from purely structural explanations of historical outcomes. Instead it posited that there were critical junctures in which actors chose between institutional alternatives, which […]